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Sep 9, 2012 10:00am EDT
of the united states. it made us proud as americans to know that those prejudices that we've had in the past are falling away. >> beyond some of the more personal areas, we sat down at campaign headquarters the next morning for more detailed discussion about where governor romney stands on the key issues of the campaign. so governor, we talked last night about jobs and the economy and also the debt. i want to begin there. you've called the debt and our deficit a moral crisis and yet in addition to extending the bush tax cuts you want to cut tax rates an additional 20%. you've rejected a 10-1 spending ratio when it comes to spending to increasing taxes. and yet you want to balance the budget. the math simply doesn't add up, does it? >> actually it does. five different economic studies including one at harvard, princeton, aei and a couple at the "wall street journal" all show that if we bring down our o top rates and go across the board, bring down rates for everyone in america, but also limit deductions and exemptions for people at the high end, you can keep the progressivity in the code, rem
NBC
Sep 2, 2012 10:00am EDT
two oil producing state in the united states. they just announced they have 42 times, not 42%, natural gas in ohio as they thought they did a year ago. i mean, just the drive of the energy sector under a romney administration generates in royalties, in taxes on new jobs and taxes on profits a major step towards the balanced budget. now you've got to control spending. paul ryan would be about as good a vice president as you could get if you wanted to have somebody. i mean, he will know more about the budget than the director of the budget. >> quick comment, and then i've got to go to a break. >> i'm all for exploiting our natural gas. it's incredible bounty. but if we don't do it as a bridge to a cleaner energy future we're going to burn up, choke up, heat up, smoke up and melt up this planet. far faster than even al gore predicts. >> all right. we're going to take a break here. i want to come back and talk a little bit about a big issue as we go into the democratic convention. gender politics. it was certainly big for the republicans. it will be big for the democrats as well. our polit
NBC
Sep 21, 2012 6:00pm EDT
dropped today in the united states and several countries around the world. devoted fans lined up for hours, probably four days. the new phone has a larger screen, better optics, a faster processor and access to 4g networks. google maps is gone and users say the new maps are inferior. still, they sold a record 2 million units in 24 hours and analysts expect 10 million devices to be sold this weekend. >> we will find out tomorrow if orioles playoff tickets are as hot as the new iphone. that is when tickets go on sale to the general public. fans are already starting to rally. >> we are live here at silver spring mining company. it is a great atmosphere here. the orioles bird is part of the first buckle up rally. he is handing out merchandise. he has taken to give out. there are a lot of excited fans here as well. a lot of them are probably thinking of buying playoff tickets to mar morning. if you are, you will have to go on line. quakes we come all the time. >> they are not alone. camden yards has seen about 4000 more fans per game this year than they did last year. the orioles are on track t
NBC
Sep 4, 2012 5:00am EDT
to take it close to the east coast of the united states. that is a storm we have to keep an eye on. here home, a chance for showers and thunderstorms. a few light showers this morning. if you get underneath one of the storms, it can drop locally heavy amounts of rain. the seven-day forecast -- a 50% chance for thunderstorms tomorrow. same whether setup on wednesday. it will be warm and humid but mostly dry by the end of the week. a chance for showers and thunderstorms on saturday night, sunday, and maybe even monday of next week. >> a new survey finds the tooth fairy is feeling the effects of inflation. children receive an average of $3 per tooth. children can calculate the going rate with a new app. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. what do think is a fair going rate for the tooth fairy? you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. the race for the white house makes its final turn towards election day. a prime opportunity for scampmers. >> t back to business for political candidates on every level.
NBC
Sep 1, 2012 6:30pm EDT
with the highest prices we've ever seen on labor day weekend across the united states. >> reporter: look at los angeles. the average is now $4.16 a gallon. >> of course the motor home is going to be sitting home this weekend because it's going to be way too much money to fill it up. >> reporter: gasbuddy.com's heat map shows the least expensive states from green to red, 3.78 in massachusetts, $3.97 in new york. and $4.15 in chicago and illinois. in chicago nearly $4.34. >> i have to make changes with how i buy food, how i do my bills. >> reporter: this is interesting. aaa cac lates if you're driving from atlanta to kansas city in a 2008 toyota van, you'll pay about $192348 fuel. same vehicle from new york to chicago, about $200. from spokane to palm springs about $358 in fuel. the good news, gas prices aren't expected to stay this high. as refineries start switching to a less expensive winter blend, their inventories will come back up. gas prices, it's hoped, will start to go back down. >> between thanksgiving and christmas, the national average may drop to the mid $3.00 range. some areas could
NBC
Sep 21, 2012 5:00am EDT
towards rent. the much anticipated iphone hit stores today in the united states. we are talking about the iphone 5. excitement generated a record- setting 2 million presale orders last week. that is just the start of what is expected to be a historic launch. >> the scene outside of chicago's michigan avenue store is familiar. >> everybody thought we were ridiculous. >> since tuesday apple fans anticipated iphone 5. >> last time i was number one for the iphone 4s. >> many tech observers expect iphone 5 to be number one, possibly the largest consumer electronics launch ever. >> this has been retold and redesign. it is with taking a look at. the attention to detail is very impressive. >> it comes as samsung the topped global sales of 20 million units for its samsung galaxy siii. >> when you say 20 million galaxy funds, would be a disaster for apple. >> some forecasted sales of 50 million units by year's end. while reviews of the new devices -- bigger screens, lighter weight, faster processors were mostly positive -- some where left waiting. >> when it happens, while apple still be able t
NBC
Sep 21, 2012 6:30pm EDT
sales of this one device will contribute a third of a percent to the total gdp of the united states. sales are brisk, it is a hot item. but there is a problem or two. our report tonight from nbc's stephanie gosk. >> reporter: unchecked, unbridled joy, the iphone 5 is finally in hand, at least it is for those willing to wait in line. apple is calling it the thinnest, lightest, fastest yet. demand is soaring. >> yeah, i already got a missed call on that thing. >> reporter: in 2007, when the late steve jobs launched the original iphone, a million sold in three months. this latest version may sell ten million in the next ten days. in new york, we noticed a majority of customers waiting in line were chinese, carrying lots of cash. many of these iphones will be re-sold at higher prices in china, where sales are tightly controlled. >> i have a blackberry, an old one, which is a bit like showing up at your kid's homecoming dance and doing the twist. it is what apple has done so well, leaving the competition in the dust. but there is one korean company leaving them in the dust. >> reporter:
NBC
Sep 22, 2012 6:30pm EDT
a campaign tied to the incumbent president of the united states. >> reporter: friday he released his 2011 tax return. he didn't claim deductions he was entitled to which could have lowered his rate to less than 10%. the romney campaign said it allowed him to fulfill a pledge that he'd never paid less than 13%. now the focus shifts to october 3 rd, the first of three presidential debates. ahead of the first debate paul ryan and mitt romney are hitting the road through ohio, a state they hope to win but a state where they are trailing the president at the moment. >> ron mott on the trail for us tonight in orlando. we want to bring in cnbc's chief washington correspondent john harwood. you heard mitt romney say he doesn't need a turnaround in the campaign. but aren't people suggesting that even in his party? >> reporter: absolutely they are, kate. we showed in the poll he was down by five. in all six of the battleground states we have surveyed in the last two weeks barack obama has been ahead outside the margin of error. i talked to one of romney's strat egies today. he pointed to tracking polls
NBC
Sep 14, 2012 5:00pm EDT
, the biggest american hall had an olympics not held in the united states. maryland athletes have a standout year as well. he did not just mention michael phelps. katie lecky also got a special shot out. and she may have been swimming in london, but she still had to finish a summer assignment for her high school english class. there she is. [applause] >> there you go. that is pretty cool. also at today's event, the athletes presented the president and first lady with an american flag that was carried by the u.s. team during this year's opening ceremonies in london. >> covering the nation today, classes are cancelled for a fifth day for chicago school students, but both sides of the teachers' strike say they are closer to getting a deal. the new hope emerged thursday after days of sometimes contentious meetings between the teachers' union in chicago and the city school board. the union which represents nearly 30,000 chicago teachers says both sides are near an agreement on pay but are far apart on teacher evaluations, benefits, and other issues. both sides say they hope kids can return to sch
NBC
Sep 9, 2012 5:00am EDT
getting ready for the big debate next month. >> please welcome the next president of the united states. mitt romney. >> in virginia, mitt romney rolled out a new set of talking points borrowing from the pledge of allegiance and alying one nation under god. >> i will not take god off our coins and i will not take god out of my heart! >> and the heart of the election season is now facing the two campaigns, which have less than two months left to convince voters. brian moore, wbal tv 11 news. >>> a wreath laying ceremony was held saturday to honor members of the maryland national guard killed in the global war on terror. ceremony took place at the fallen warrior memorial. 12 names were added to the list of those killed on september 11th, 2001 to this past february. >>> fellow members of the maryland national guard who gave their last full measure and as we come together to once again add a name to this memorial. every minute of every hour of every day, americans enjoy the blessings of this nation and our way of life. blessings protected by the service of men and women in uniform. >> maryl
NBC
Sep 23, 2012 10:00am EDT
to -- look, we are five weeks out. and we're in a dead heat against the president of the united states. and we have the message when it comes to the economy. that's who the american people trust to be able to provide jobs and get people back where they can be working and proud of what they're doing. >> what's the message? >> the message is a clear one. >> how to get people back to work. >> this is the pass here. the foundation and the philosophy of the two campaigns. one, a more dependent nation and the other towards a people that are self-reliant where they can be proud again of the work they do, the product they produce, and how they take care of their family. >>> we'll have more of this. look forward to the debates, how >>> we'll have more of this. look forward to the debates, how this debate w >>> we'll have more of this. look forwif we want tobates, how this improve our schools... ...what should we invest in? maybe new buildings? what about updated equipment? they can help, but recent research shows... ...nothing transforms schools like investing in advanced teacher education. let
NBC
Sep 1, 2012 12:35am EDT
, more minorities to the congress of the united states. [ applause ] >> jimmy: do you feel like this year in particular has been the hardest? because it's also not only the president, but he's also campaigning as well. and i feel like everyone's just going, like, "yeah, we don't like that bill." it's, like, why? it's, like, we just don't like it. >> well, since the president has received and tried to cooperate with the republican majority led by speaker boehner, they really have not cooperated with him. so, that obstruction has really been their philosophy. so, yes, that makes it hard because you go there to get a job done for the american people. there is urgent needs -- the creation of jobs, et cetera. but they just won't cooperate with him. so, that's why this selection is so important. we must re-elect president obama and give him a congress that can work with him. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: how is your relationship with john boehner? >> it's fine. we have a cordial relationship. >> jimmy: you do? >> he was leader when i was speaker. now i'm leader while he's speaker. it's a co
NBC
Sep 10, 2012 7:00am EDT
if you got the chance to meet the president of the united states in person? well, one pizza shop owner in florida got a little excited when he met president obama, gave him a bear hug and then lifted him up. doesn't the secret service frown on things like that? by the way, he's a republican. we'll talk to him this morning about what he was thinking. >> i think he did clear it with secret service, which is probably a good thing. all this week, matt, natalie and al and i will take a turn choosing the music for this show, call it the soundtrack of our lives. >> right. >> put a lot of thoug into this. a lot of anxiety. >> today is yours. >> today it my day. >> good news for carpenters fans. >> but let's begin with that breaking news. public school teachers going out in strike or on strike in chicago. nbc's kevin tibbles is there. kevin, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, matt. i'm outside the ray elementary school here in chicago where for the first time in 25 years chicago's teachers have gone on strike. this, after a frantic weekend of negotiations that went right down to th
NBC
Sep 15, 2012 7:00am EDT
ties with israel by now, could have cut off all intelligence cooperation with the united states. none of that has happened. it's important at a difficult time like this to bear in mind where things could have gone in a much more negative direction. it's been a terrible week for the united states, but i'm still hopeful about a lot of the arab spring. we've got to navigate some tough times right now, and syria remains a huge mess. but if you ask me how things are compared to how i would have guessed a year ago, probably better than i would have surmised. >> the u.s. still controls pursestrings in as much of the foreign aid to that part of the world. will that allow the u.s. to continue to exert some influence? >> absolutely. i think president morsi knows this in egypt. it's part of why he's sensitive to the fact that his initial reaction to this video. however understandable at a religious level is inappropriate at a political level, at a leadership level. i'd like to hope he would have figured this out on his own, but it's nice to have $1.5 billion worth of leverage on our side. >> chu
NBC
Sep 1, 2012 5:00am EDT
to come out and take part. >> about a million and a half people with parkinson's in the united states so it's a common condition and something that people should try to work to help prevent and treat. >> and are there good medications out there to help with this now? >> as you can tell, i have a tiny tremor but no one knew besides my family and the reason is because there's quite good treatment. it's actually old fashioned treatment, levodopa is the common treatment to replace the dopamine that you lose, the neurotransmitter in your brain that's reduced in parkinson's gets replaced by levodopa but there's need for better medications. >> and to help fund the things people need and that's what the walk is about. thank you so much for coming in. >> thanks for having us. >> more news coming up. >> it's an eye-catching message on john's hopkins university campus, how dangerous distracted walking can be. a new campaign near the discretion of st. paul and 33rd streets is aimed to get students to put down cell phones and pay attention. kai reed has more. >> 12 hours, 3,000 shoes and one life-sav
NBC
Sep 6, 2012 7:00am EDT
legal traffic stops if they have reason to suspect they're in the united states illegally. critics who call the pressure "show me your papers law" say had will lead to racial profiling. >> two bank robbers are on the run after they kidnapped a bank manager and strapped what they said was a bomb from her waist. a bomb squad detonated the device which turned out not to be an explosive. fortunately no one was injured. >> officials in costa rica are assessing the damage from a 7.6 magnitude earthquake. the quake damaged buildings and roads and blew out windows. at least 20 people were injured. >> dramatic video from china this morning. a young girl riding her bike became pinned beneath a bus after it went out of control and hit her. rescuers had to carefully dig beneath her head to pull her to safety. amazingly, she escaped unharmed. >> and kayla tausche . >> traders expect a measured, not blowout solution to be announced. meanwhile here at home it a big week for jobs today. the number of americans filing for unemployment benefits is expected to fall ahead of tomorrow's all-important jobs
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